An important representation from various EC DG (DG InfSo, DG Dev, DG Research) was ensured at this meeting; Mr Jean-François Soupizet (Head of the International Relations Unit, DG InfSo) namely welcomed the audience.
...The workshop started with a welcome address from Jean-François Soupizet (Head of Unit InfSo A4) and a general introduction of the process of the establishment of the ICT Work programme 2009/10.
...The "3rd EuroAfrica-ICT Group Meeting" - attended by over 80 representatives of the European and African ICT communities - was introduced by Mr Jean-François Soupizet (Head of the international relations unit of DG InfSo) who gave a short introduction on the recent EC development related to the EU-Africa cooperation in the ICT field.
The next EuroAfrica-ICT Group Meeting will be opened by the head of the International Relations Unit of DG InfSo
, Mr Jean-François Soupizet
, and will welcome presentations from several EC DGs (Directorates General): DG InfSo
(Information Society & Media), Research and Development on the latest developments of EU-Africa cooperation as well as the introduction of retained FP7 project proposals involving sub-Saharan representation.A session will also be devoted to Member States perspectives regarding EU-Africa S&T cooperation.
...The workshop started with a welcome address from Jean-François Soupizet (Head of Unit InfSo A4) and presentations of the different projects with specific focus on their mapping exercises.
Project presentations were followed by a session allowing interaction between InfSo ICT units and projects (e.g. exploring future cooperation possibilities, providing feedback on work planned, mapping methodology and validation methods, etc.).
...In his opening address, Mr Jean-François Soupizet, head of the international relations unit of DG InfSo, gave a short introduction on the status and perspectives of the evolving North-South S&T cooperation, especially in the ICT field.